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  • You've Got Mail

    You've Got Mail


    I want an entire movie about the dynamics in the non-titular The Shop Around the Corner please

  • All Good Things

    All Good Things


    Dunst is everything

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  • A Fantastic Woman

    A Fantastic Woman

    Do we really need another of these movies written and directed by straight, cis men where a queer character suffers through the entire thing? Her "redemption" is just a coda on an entire movie of every possible awful thing short of sexual assault happening to her. That long, slow zoom in the car is one of the most offensive things I've seen in a while. There were quite a few inappropriate laughs in my screening, but can you really fault…

  • Titanic



    Let me start this by saying that it's the first time I see anything from this film besides the aerial shots of DiCaprio and Winslet. That said, here are some thoughts:

    - It surprised me how very explicit it is in its treatment of death, you can probably say "What other way could there be around it?" by I'm pretty sure some directors would've done it without, for example, several shots of people jumping from the ship (which brought to…